Lies just north of the Nayarit state capital, Tepic and is on the Pacific coast of Mexico, between Mazatlan and Puerto Vallarta, an ideal tourist and culture destination for those who are looking for something new and not too explored yet. This is a 2.5 – 3 hour drive from Punta Mita. You can arrive by sea in your own vessel or by car. You can also fly into Tepic daily from Puerto Vallarta, Mexico City, Guadalajara or Tijuana, Mexico. From Puerto Vallarta to Tepic, there are 15 buses daily that run roundtrip on an hourly basis.
San Blas is the home of the estuary of San Cristóbal (St. Cristopher) where you can rent a small boat to take you through the canals surrounded by mangroves and to visit La Tobara and the crocodile farm. This place is a natural sanctuary that depending on the time of year offers excellent opportunities for observing birds. La Tobara is located approximately 2.5 hours from Punta Mita and you can either take the excursion by yourself without any problem or if you prefer you can join a tour group organized by any company dedicated to sightseeing excursions.